Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Bernstein on Beethoven in a TV Highlight

Not sure if this is a well-kept secret or not, but one of the most famous live TV broadcasts in the arts ever is up in its entirety at YouTube:  a young Leonard Bernstein on Omnibus dissecting, "rewriting" and playing the first movement of LvB's Fifth Symphony. Did I watch this as a kid? Did you? Here's Part I:

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